Deep water soloing
Tim Emmett 'cutting loose' up to his next hold

Deep water soloing

Everything you need to know about this exhilarating form of climbing

Deep water soloing (DWS) is another form of pure climbing - no ropes, just you, your shoes and chalk. If you fall, you're in the water!

Here, expert contributor Mike Robertson takes you through everything you need to know about deep water soloing including advice for beginners, preparation, equipment, grading, training, falling off and much more.


Expert advice and tips on deep water soloing.